Medal: Kings County HS ...1911

Object Number: 
INV.3290
Date: 
1911
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse, at lower center: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N.J."
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse depicting one-storey building with high tapering roof within central roundel with surrounding legend: ".Kings County Historical Society. - .1911. -." Reverse bears inscription: "THE 275TH/ANNIVERSARY OF THE/PURCHASE OF LAND ON LONG/ISLAND FROM THE INDIANS BY/JACOBUS VAN CORLEAR, WOUTER/VAN TWILLER, WOLPHERT GERRETSE/VAN KOUWENHOVEN AND ADRIES/HUDDIE. JUNE 16TH, 1636/JUNE 16TH, 1911."
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Creative: Tronvig Group